This year, schools and universities across Australia will be given unlimited free digital access to Il Globo and La Fiamma for staff and students.
A re-vamped version of In classe, a targeted monthly lift-out, will provide content and information to empower teachers and school leaders with new ways to engage students in Italian. The section entitled Insegnare is dedicated to teachers and professors.
Each edition will also feature a space dedicated to students – the first edition will include news from the previous scholastic year, contributions from students of the Italian Bilingual School in Sydney, and an interview with two students who were among the VCE top scorers for Italian in 2018.
To access the materials, register here today.
Burwood Girls High School is seeking a 0.4 FTE temporary teacher of Italian for 2019 to work on Thursdays and Fridays.
Applicants should provide a CV with relevant paperwork and requirements:
- anaphylaxis training
- departmental approval number.
Previous applicants are invited to apply with revision of referees. Referees should include the current principal and another supporting referee who has been briefed about the application.
Please direct your enquiries and applications to Ed Kent, Head Teacher, Languages.
Burwood Girls HS is seeking a French and Italian teacher for Stages 4 to 6 for all of 2019 while a staff member is on leave.
Applicants must be able to teach both languages up to Continuers level, and ability to teach the Extension course in one or both languages would be highly regarded.
Interested teachers are invited to send an Expression of Interest and a copy of their CV, with Department of Education employee details and WWCC number, to Ed Kent - Head Teacher of Languages.
The National Conference of Australian Teachers of Italian, which was scheduled to take place on 7 October 2018, has been cancelled. Please contact Paola Vertechi at the Istituto Italiana di Cultura if you have any questions.
Teachers of Italian, please keep an eye out for news about the upcoming Week of the Italian Language in the World 2018, which takes place in late October. Details will be published on Languages NSW as they become available.
Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts is seeking a full-time Italian and French teacher for a 12 month contract, commencing in 2018. The successful applicant must be able to teach Stage 4 Italian as well as Stages 4-6 French (including Stage 6 French Beginners). For more details and to apply for this position, please contact Vicki Strudwick.
The Week of the Italian Language in the World promotes Italian as a language of classical and contemporary culture. As a celebration of this initiative, the diplomatic and cultural network of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy selects a theme and organises a series of events in the third week of October.
To commemorate the event's 17th anniversary, the chosen theme is "L'italiano al cinema, l'italiano nel cinema" (Italian at the cinema, Italian in the cinema).
In honour of this theme, the Marco Polo Italian Language School will be hosting a free screening of the Italian comedy-drama film Pinocchio (2002), directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. The film will be screened in Italian with English subtitles.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 18 October 2017
Location: Carnes Hill Community and Recreation Precinct, 600 Kurrajong Road, Carnes Hill 2171
Time: 10:30 AM
If schools wish to arrange an excursion, please contact the Marco Polo Language School office.
Tel: (02) 8786 0888
Don't forget to register your attendance for the National Italian Teachers' Conference on 21 October at the Embassy of Italy in Canberra. The flyer containing information on the conference program is attached below.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 13 October 2017
In your email, include the following details: Name, school name (if you are presently teaching in a school) and contact details, including your email and phone number.
Registration for the event is free.
For further enquiries, please contact: email@example.com, (02) 9564 0744/0481 765 271
Italian teachers in the NSW Department of Education are invited to join the Adobe Connect webinar on Wednesday 28 June (3:30-4:30pm) to hear about the draft K-10 syllabus and have an opportunity to provide feedback.
Teachers are encouraged to download and critically review the content in the draft K-10 syllabus which can be accessed on the NESA site. This consultation period is the only opportunity for teachers to be part of the department’s feedback to NESA.
If you haven't participated in an Adobe Connect session before, please download the 'how-to' guide below and follow the instructions. It's easy!
Log into https://connect.schools.nsw.edu.au/secondarylanguages using your Department user name and password.
We look forward to meeting virtually with teachers to ensure the content of the K-10 syllabus is relevant and appropriate for the students in your languages classes.
West Pennant Hills Public School is seeking a K-6 teacher of Italian for a full-time, five week block from Monday 17 July until Friday 18 August 2017. There is a possibility that the position will continue until the end of the year.
Applications close on Wednesday 21 June.
Interested teachers should contact Donna Harris (Principal) on (02) 9484 7400.
You will find more information about the school at http://www.westpenhil-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/
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